Monk, Clara Minita

Birth Name Monk, Clara Minita
Gender female
Age at Death 101 years, 10 months, 10 days


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1898-10-03 East Ship Harbour, NS, Canada    
Death 2000-08-13 Sheet Harbour, NS, Canada    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Monk, Willis Herbert1871-12-231949-05-30
Mother Murphy, Catherine Olivia1876-08-241972-06-00
    Sister     Monk, Bernadine Elizabeth 1905-04-05 1969-03-16
    Sister     Monk, Mabel Azina 1895 1918
    Sister     Monk, Nina Mae 1896 1976
         Monk, Clara Minita 1898-10-03 2000-08-13
    Sister     Monk, Gwendolyn Lenore 1901
    Sister     Monk, Lillian Gene 1903 1991
    Brother     Monk, Charles Alonzo 1907 1997
    Brother     Monk, James Bellville 1910 1971
    Brother     Monk, Willis Ronald Herbert 1912 1990
    Brother     Monk, Roy Henry Prescott 1914 1944
    Sister     Monk, Esther Robertina 1918


MASON, Clara Manita - 101, Spry Harbour, passed away on August 13, 2000, in Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Sheet Harbour. Born in East Ship Harbour, October 3, 1898, she was a daughter of the late Willis and Catherine (Murphy) Monk. In her early years, she was employed by Mt. St. Vincent, a resident of Spry Harbour for 63 years, had a great love for her children, enjoyed reading and knitting and had a keen mind up to the end, a member of St. Andrews Anglican Church, Spry Harbour. She is survived by daughters, Margie (Ray) Boutilier, Ruth (Jack) Holley, both of Spry Harbour; Shirley (Bob) Whitehead, Oxford; Cecila (Winfield) Gerrard, Dartmouth; Irma (Harold) Cooper, Mooseland; Denise (Neil) Marple, Port Hastings; sons, Reg (Elezilda), Spry Harbour; George Jr. (Jessie), Dartmouth; Larry (Geraldine), Sheet Harbour; Ray (Linda), Halifax; sisters, Gwen Rowlings, Musquodoboit Harbour; Esther Newcombe, Sheet Harbour; 30 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 19 great great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by husband, George E. in 1976; sisters, Bernadine, Lillian, Nina and Mable; brothers, Alonzo, Belville, Roy and Willie; daughter-in-law, Donna Mason; a granddaughter; two great-grandchildren. Visitation 2-4, 7-9 p.m. today, prayers at 8 p.m., all in D.S. Crowell and Son Funeral Home, 22558 Main St., Sheet Harbour. Funeral 2 p.m. Wednesday in St. Andrews Anglican Church, Spry Harbour, Rev. Carson Baxter officiating. Burial in church cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to St. Andrews Cemetery or church fund.

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